Practice is crucial when learning a new language, and sharing day-to-day life with a local family is a
great choice to practice and improve your Spanish speaking skills outside the classroom while
experiencing by close the traditional lifestyle of a Peruvian middle class family.
PLEASE NOTE: Because we have a limited number of accommodations,
reservations made less than 5 weeks ahead of time cannot be assured. If
we can’t find you a place during your selected dates, we will inform you
about alternative accommodations with similar characteristics to the one you
In order to make our homestays more affordable for everyone, our school does not take any cut from what our students pay to their families.
This is why payments are made directly to your host family, and cash is the only method of payment accepted (Homestays are not businesses, so unfortunately they can’t accept credit cards). If you know you won’t be able to pay in cash, a wire transfer may be available as an alternative way to pay your host family.
On request and upon availability, we will try to
make special arrangements for your
arrival and/or departure to/from our
homestay. In such cases, please indicate
your check in time on our registration form or
by sending an email to
Students will be able to invite guests only with
the knowledge and permission of their host
family and during visiting hours (daily from 10am
Unfortunately, because of security concerns,
families do not allow non-students persons
Unfortunately since weather in Lima is very humid, most families do not wash their clothes at home as it takes several days to dry off (also, apartments and houses in Lima are smaller so not every family have enough space where to hang their clothes). Instead, most families choose to use laundries where they can get their clothes clean in just a couple hours for cheap (normally a regular size load will cost you around $3-$7 including washing, drying, and folding your clothes for you).
Your family will point out to you one or more laundries near your house where you can take your clothes to wash cheaply and quickly.
Yes!. However, please note that since we have a limited number of rooms that can host couples, first send us an email to check availability during your travel dates. Also, please note that couples staying together in the same room will get a 15% discount per person on top of the regular price per night.